A selection of images representing communities.
The ten most recent research publications on the planning, building and the environment site.
This research report seeks to provide benchmark estimates of the costs faced by applicants when submitting a planning application.
This research was undertaken to establish what is known about the potential renewable energy capacity in England, as delivered through RSS. The research provided an evidence base to inform the planning elements of the UK Renewable Energy Strategy.
WYG Planning and Design were commissioned in January 2009 to undertake a study of options for a more proportionate approach to minor material changes to planning permissions. This work responds to recommendation 8 of the Killian Pretty Review.
This research report follows the consultation on proposals for amending the Building Regulations and Approved Document L which took place in June 2008.
This report highlights best practice in establishing a 5 year supply of deliverable sites for housing as part of a Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment.
This research report provides guidance on the emergency use of lifts or escalators for evacuation and fire and rescue service operations.
This report examines the purchase of land, sale and resale of land by housebuilders. It explores the strategies and behaviours that underpin land transactions that take place between housebuilders.
This is the final report of project BD2523: Investigation of Ventilation Effectiveness. It brings together the main findings of the project into a single report.
This research updates the original report 'Research to Assess the Cost and Benefits of the Government's Proposals to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of New Housing Development' for the consultation on the definition of Zero Carbon Homes.
This report assess the suitability of current regulatory tests for evaluating the gas-tightness of chimneys and flues. Report finalised in June 2006.